Wondering where to grab a reasonably priced coffee or sandwich around school? This edition of Paris-Pas-Cher reached out to PCA students to find their tried and true places.
If you are interested in a quick, cheap option, Monoprix is the place to go. A few steps from campus, they have sandwiches, wraps, pastas, salads and even smoothies. Most of their items are decently priced, plus they give free cutlery when you buy a meal!
118 Rue la Fayette, 75010 Paris
Open every day from 9am-10pm
This boulangerie, right in front of the metro Poisonniere, serves affordable pastries, sandwiches, and even coffees. You can even enjoy your meal inside, as they have an indoor seating area.
93 Rue la Fayette, 75010 Paris
Mon-Fri : 6am-8:30pm, Sat 6am-2pm
Looking for bowls or bahn mi’s? Enkor is the place to go. Their variations of fillings change almost daily, but they are guaranteed to be delicious. Although a bowl is around 10€, they give heaping servings. Plus, they always have delicious vegetarian options.
69 Rue de Chabrol, 75010 Paris
Mon-Fri : 12pm-2:30pm
Here you will find one of the best and healthiest lunches around campus. The ingredients in their bipimbap varies from day to day and they also sell nice desserts and Korean tea.
85 rue d’Hauteville 75010 Paris
Mon-Fri : 12pm-3pm
BÊP VIETNAMESE STREET FOOD
At this Vietnamese restaurant, you can chose between BoBun, spring rolls, Bahn Mi, or a signature ‘Bêp Box.’ A Banh Mi is only 6€, and you can even make it vegan.
102 Rue la Fayette, 75010 Paris
Mon-Fri : 12pm-2:30pm
This boulangerie serves a large variety of sandwiches, snacks, salads, pastries, and even has meals of the day. They have many ‘formules’ you can chose from, all of which are very affordable.
112 Boulevard de Magenta, 75010 Paris
Mon-Sat : 6am-9pm, Sun 7am-7pm
LA MAISON BLEUE
This bistro serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. The morning terrace is bathing in sunlight which makes it a perfect spot to enjoy an espresso and a croissant.
7 Place Franz Liszt 75010 Paris
Open every day from 7:30am-2am
LA POINTE DU GROUIN
Good prices and beer for 2€. The restaurant has a special payment system where you buy coins in the bar which you can later use to pay your meal/drink. One sandwich is 4€!
8, rue de Belzunce, 75010 Paris
Open every day from 8am-2am
IYO ASIAN FOOD
1€ student discount on menus (show your student ID) Over 8€ = free cookie // Over 20€ = 1 free drink // Over 35€ = 1 beer
92 rue de Lafayette 75009 Paris
Open every day from 11am-10pm
This trendy vegetarian hot dog outlet offers excellent sausages & is perfect for a takeaway lunch. The tasty veggie dogs are made from wheat and soya smoked over beechwood & topped with different combinations of fresh salad and veggies, each dog is just €5.
51, Rue de Paradis, 75010 Paris
Mon-Wed : 12pm-6pm, Thu-Sat :12pm-10pm, Sun : 12pm-4pm
LE FOURNIL DE PARIS
Cheap breakfast menu: // coffee + croissant = 1,50€ // coffee + croissant + orange juice= 3,20€
107 Rue du Faubourg Poissonnière 75009 Paris
This Japanese restaurant serves traditional Japanese courses. Everyday at lunchtime they offer a buffet for 10.90€ where you can eat as much as you want.
101 rue de Lafayette 75010 Paris
Open every day from 12pm-3pm // 6pm-10:40pm
Hot Dogs are 4 euros, menus from 5 to 7 euros. You can pick your own toppings!
63, Rue du Faubourg Saint-Denis 75010 Paris
Open every day from 11am-1am
This Parisian café is a cheap place to have some wine after school or coffee during the lunch breaks. Here you will find Belgian beer, breakfast for 6,5 euro, enough of space which is really rare for bars in Paris and also really cool animal graphics. A glass of wine costs around 2,5 euro; a big beer is 5 euro and a coffee is just 1 euro at the bar or 1,90 euro outside. It is one of the cheapest places around the school so when you find yourself short on money, you know where to go.
92, rue d’Hauteville 75010 Paris
Open every day from 7:30am to 2am
Long established international chain serving vegetarian dishes from South India, such as dosas. Large choice of the menu counts about 4 pages with all specialties services for prices ranging from 3 to 15 €.
170 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Denis, 75010 Paris
Mon-Sun : 10am-11pm
Mexican street food: gorditas (cornflour doughnuts) for 3.50€, tortillas for 7.50€, or flat breads topped meat and vegetables for 8.90€. It’s quite cheap and filling, so we highly recommended.
3, Rue Eugène Varlin 75010 Paris
Tue-Fri : 12am-3pm // 7pm-10pm Saturdays 1pm-11pm Sundays 1pm-9pm